Summer/Fall Newsletter 2005
Go 4th on the River/ Riverwalk Marketplace
White Oak celebrated the 4th of July this year by booking and producing the Riverwalk Marketplace annual Go Fourth on the River celebration. Locals and visitors alike partied on the river in downtown New Orleans to the sounds of Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys, The Bucktown All-Stars, and The Topcats.
Cabo Wabo, True Experience Cabo San Lucas
White Oak handled all music production for this unforgettable three day music experience in Mexico. Attendees enjoyed acoustic performances at the Hotel Finisterra and plugged-in sets at Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina featuring The Gin Blossoms, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cowboy Mouth and more.
Voodoo Music Experience, Restore, Rebuild, Return
For the fourth year in a row, White Oak handled festival services for Rehage Entertainment's Voodoo Music Experience: the first full-scale entertainment event to be staged within the city limits after Hurricane Katrina. The invitation-only event acknowledged and thanked those involved in the recovery and rebuilding process of New Orleans.
Performers included Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, New York Dolls, Cowboy Mouth, and many more…
Ecuador Jazz Festival, Guayaqual, Ecuador
In an effort to share the unique musical culture of New Orleans, White Oak joined efforts with Transtecnica International to book and produce all events during this 3 day visit to Equador. Performers included Coolbone Brass Band, Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Storyville Stompers, and the Brent Rose / Brian Seeger jazz ensemble.
Down by the Riverside, Woldenberg Park
Celebrating the traditions of the city, White Oak booked and
produced a free concert event in Woldenberg Park: 'Down by the Riverside'. Sponsored by Putumayo World Music and Louisiana Music Exports, the event welcomed locals home to New Orleans. Performers included Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers featuring Wanda Rouzan, John Boutte, & Topsy Chapman and Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen featuring Walter "Wolfman" Washington.